Silver Set Melt Values End Week Up 3.5%

Silver Set Melt Values for the week ended up 3.5% reversing the downward trend reported last week. The precious metal had a London Fix today (April 13, 2012) of $32.365 per ounce.

For comparison, the last trading day last week was on Thursday which had a Fix of $31.27 an ounce. This places today’s Fix up $1.095 from that previous end-of week figure.

Precious Metals Prices
April 13, 2012
London Fix
Weekly Change
Gold
$1,666.50
+$35.50
+2.2%
Silver
$32.365
+$1.095
+3.5%
Platinum
$1,600.00
+$8.00
+0.5%
Palladium
$643.00
+$8.00
+1.3%

 

As the chart above shows, it was a positive week across the board for the shown precious metals. Leading the pack was silver with its aforementioned 3.5% jump. It was followed by gold at a 2.2% increase, then palladium with 1.3% and finally platinum had a small (but still positive) 0.5% increase.

It was a short trading week owing to the Easter holiday. Still, the silver market showed its usual ups and downs. The precious metal was up with $31.55 on Tuesday versus the previous Thursday’s Fix. It climbed a bit more on Wednesday to $31.70 before dropping to $31.47 on Thursday. Finally, the friday came in at the previously stated $32.365.

With today’s Fix, Silver is up $3.585 an ounce, or 12.4%, from its 2012 low established on January 3rd of $28.78 an ounce. However, it is still down $4.865, or 13.1%, from its 12 high established on February 29th of $37.23 an ounce.

The chart below offers current coin melt values based on the Fix for Friday, April 13, 2012, and a comparison to those values based on last week’s silver price.

Weekly Silver Coin Melt Value Comparisons

SILVER COIN
Last Week’s Silver Melt Value
This Week’s Silver Melt Value
Jefferson Nickel (1942-1945)
$1.76
$1.82
Barber Dime (1892-1916)
$2.26
$2.34
Mercury Dime (1916-1945)
$2.26
$2.34
Roosevelt Dime (1946-1964)
$2.26
$2.34
Barber Quarter (1892-1916)
$5.65
$5.85
Standing Liberty Quarter (1916-1930)
$5.65
$5.85
Washington Quarter (1932-1964)
$5.65
$5.85
Barber Half Dollar (1892-1915)
$11.31
$11.71
Walking Liberty Half Dollar (1916-1947)
$11.31
$11.71
Franklin Half Dollar (1948-1963)
$11.31
$11.71
Kennedy Half Dollar (1964)
$11.31
$11.71
Kennedy Half Dollar (1965-1970)
$4.62
$4.79
Morgan Dollar (1878-1921)
$24.19
$25.03
Peace Dollar (1921-1935)
$24.19
$25.03
Eisenhower Dollar (1971-1976)
$9.88
$10.23
American Silver Eagle
$31.27
$32.37
America the Beautiful 5 Oz. Silver Coins
$156.35
$161.83

 

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